St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, a Roman Catholic graduate school, is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position in Theology with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2023. The initial contract is for two years with possibility of renewal or conversion to a tenure track position.
The successful applicant will hold a degree (Ph.D. or S.S.D. or S.T.D. preferred, ABD or S.S.L. or S.T.L. considered) in either Sacred Scripture or Historical Theology. Areas of competency are open. The successful candidate will teach a series of courses in the School’s graduate programs, including several that play a key role in the Permanent Diaconate and Pre-Theologate formation programs. A record of successful undergraduate or graduate teaching and scholarly theological activity is expected. Duties include a 3/3 course load (across multiple modes of delivery, including in-person and blended/hybrid), continued professional and scholarly development, dedicated student advisement, and active service to the School and its mission.
St. Bernard’s encourages applications from those who are able to commit to the School’s mission to educate and assist women and men in academic, ministerial, pastoral, and spiritual formation in accord with Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The successful candidate will be expected to petition the local bishop for the mandatum. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, example of scholarly writing, and three professional references to [email protected] (PDF format required). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, located in Rochester, New York, is a Roman Catholic graduate and professional school educating and assisting women and men in academic, ministerial, interpersonal, and spiritual formation for the purpose of serving the Church through various forms of ministry, for theological scholarship, and for Christian service in society. The School serves students locally in upstate New York and welcomes students from across the country via its distance education program, which privileges the development of live engagement of the sources of faith together as a community. St. Bernard’s operates under the original charter of the New York State Department of Education. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the US and Canada, St. Bernard’s offers the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, the Master of Arts in Theological Studies, the Master of Divinity (M.Div.), and the Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophy, as well as several graduate certificate programs. For more information about the institution, please visit http://www.stbernards.edu/.
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry assumes a Ministerial Exception.